How to lose arm fat

Just like the other areas of body fat, if you are overweight or obese then fat accumulates on the arms, and in particular the upper arms. As you get older the skin in the upper arms becomes looser and less elastic, so this excess arm fat begins to hang down a little. In the UK this is know as “bingo wings”, which isn’t very nice, supposedly due to the number of women playing bingo who have this type of arm fat.

We can hide belly fat or thigh fat with our clothes. Loose fitting tops and trousers effectively hide the fat. Even shorts that come down towards the knee can hide thigh fat effectively. The problem with arm fat is that a lot of the tops we want to wear have short sleeves. This means the fat on our upper arms is on display, which can be embarrassing. [Read more…]

How to lose body fat

How to lose body fatObesity is currently one of the biggest health problems worldwide. As you already know, obesity is caused by excess body fat, and this is associated with several health problems.

Excess body fat increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and even cancer. Being overweight puts a strain on your hip, knee and ankle joints, and can increase your risk of developing arthritis.

So, if you are even slightly overweight, losing excess body fat can improve your health dramatically. But what’s the best way to lose this body fat? [Read more…]